For Two Students, MLK Day Means Discussion, Meeting with Governor

January 18, 2010

On a day when many Americans celebrated the life and work of the Rev.  Martin Luther King, Jr., in song, service and other activities, two Amherst College students participated in a very different yet fitting memorial: They helped lead a conversation about youth violence in nearby Springfield.

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Amherst College to Present Sondheim’s Company Jan. 27 to 29

January 7, 2011
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. — The Amherst College Department of Music and the Association of Amherst Students will present Stephen Sondheim’s Company (1970) as its eighth annual musical on Jan. 27 and 29 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center.

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World-Renowned Renaissance Scholar to Discuss Ancient Manuscript at Amherst College Jan. 28

January 21, 2011                                                     
Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass.—Harvard University professor Stephen Greenblatt, this year’s John Woodruff Simpson Lecturer at Amherst College and world-renowned scholar of Renaissance literature, will discuss the discovery of an ancient manuscript that “set the world on a new course” in a lecture titled “The Swerve: How the Renaissance Began” at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, in Cole Assembly Room of Amherst’s Converse Hall.

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Art and Science Meet in Landmark Orra White Hitchcock Exhibition at Mead Art Museum

January 4, 2011
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—Orra White Hitchcock (1796–1863): An Amherst Woman of Art and Science, a special exhibition that brings to light the little-known art of one of the Connecticut River Valley’s earliest female artists, will open on Friday, Jan. 28, at the Mead Art Museum of Amherst College.

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